Program information (951) 827-7139  www.extension.ucr.edu/osher Riverside Intermediate Iyengar Yoga Fri. 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Apr. 6-Jun. 8 A continuation of the principles and practice of Iyengar Yoga, through more advanced instruction on postures from four groups: standing, seated, forward bends, and back bends. Includes the physical and mental benefits of each group of postures. Ideal for those who have participated in at least 8 quarters of Beginning Iyengar Yoga Tamera Gingerella, B.A., Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor, Riverside Community College, has been practicing Iyengar Yoga since 2001, and continues to attend workshops and conferences with senior Iyengar Yoga instructors. UCR Osher instructor since 2016. 174-CCS-002 Cultivating Awareness: Mindfulness Meditation in the Second Half of Life Sat. 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Apr. 7-May 12 What does it mean to live fully present as we confront constant change in uncertain times? This course introduces “mindfulness meditation” to gently nourish kindness, compassion, and forgiveness in the second half of life, with relational exercises to support well-being. Presents some of the latest academic research on mindfulness and includes sitting, walking, and eating meditations; interactive discussions; short lectures; and writing reflections. Valuable for everyone, this course welcomes beginning and experienced students alike, and is especially useful for those in the helping and teaching professions. Designed with daily practice in mind to build and sustain an ongoing meditation practice. Mark Henry, M.S., Columbia University, has received a Certificate in Mindfulness Facilitation from UCLA. UCR Osher instructor since 2015. 174-CCS-003 Treasuring Your Golden Years Sat. 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Apr. 7-May 12 Learn to make a timeline of your major achievements, add milestones yet to achieve, create new horizons for growth, experience meaning and purpose in all you do, and explore ways you can contribute within your community. Lectures and discussion will be accompanied by exercises like the one- minute starters, the time matrix model, and others to help with prioritizing time to spend on creative activities, rebuilding relationships, learning new skills and sharing with others your talents. Real time narratives, case studies, and practical tips for daily execution will help you to harness the wisdom of the golden years and leave your legacy for future generations! Nidhi Shah, Ph.D., Human Resources, Management Consultant, has a wide range of experience in organizational leadership and behavioral dynamics, and has worked with many diverse clients from different ethnic backgrounds. Dr. Shah is also the author of Human Resource Development in Healthcare, and a noted speaker on the subject. UCR Osher instructor since 2016. 174-CCS-004 The Week’s News in Review Thurs. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Apr. 12-May 17 An interactive discussion of events shaping the news each week. Media sources include print, TV, the Internet and social media. You discuss politics, the economy, sports, show business and “headline” topics. Paul Gill, M.A., International Relations and History, U.S.A.F. Retired, has served as a Wing Commander, school district cabinet official, chief operating officer, community development director, and has extensive experience in media relations and public speaking. UCR Osher instructor since 2014. 174-CCS-005 APRIL UCR Extension Center  1200 University Ave.  Riverside 4 OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE  |  UCR EXTENSION  |  SPRING 2018